The Michael desanti centre for excellence
The Centre and its Auditorium, where all broadcasts emanate from, is dedicated to the development of knowledge based initiatives which reach out with information on many different facets of life today.
AGAT Foundation Bus
The AGAT Foundation bus takes science and charitable adventures on the road! The bus can be seen buzzing around town dropping off sanitizer to organizations as well as continually taking groups on various tours focused on science, innovations and education.
Women in leadership
Creating an Open & Welcoming Workplace
The AGAT Foundation and the Michael DeSanti Centre were asked to host the 2021 Women in Leadership Event. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we made this event a virtual livestream following all of the COVID safety protocols.
This event was hosted by Jason Copping, MLA for Calgary-Varsity and the Minister of Labour and Immigration and moderated by the Honourable Leela Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women and feature guest speakers Geeta Sankappanavar, Marissa Reckmann and Catriona Le May Doan.
You can watch the video here: Women in Leadership
AGAT Laboratories - Tech Talks 2021
Each year Agat Laboratories hosts the Annual Tech Talks conference. The Tech Talks are usually hosted at a venue in Calgary but due to COVID-19 restrictions the talks were hosted virtually for the first time. We had over 500 virtual attendees which is a testament to a thriving and vibrant science and environmental community. Many of the speakers filmed their pre-recorded presentations at the Michael DeSanti Centre, following local COVID heath measures, in the weeks leading up the the virtual event.
Here are a few of the the presentations that we broadcast this year:
Covid’s Effect on Mental Health, Dr. Elsa Wagdy – Psychotherapist, Neuropsychology
PFAS Risk Considerations for the Oil and Gas Industry, Samantha Murphy – Cenovus
Integrating New Employees in the Age of Remote Working, Kirk Elliot & Connor Frizzley – Trace Associates
2021 Update from the Orphan Well Association, Lars Depaw – Orphan Well Association
Click the link to see the full list of presentations: AGAT Tech Talks 2021